Belarus plane ‘hijacking,’ journalist’s arrest brings international condemnation
Penn Today spoke to former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow, currently the Wolk Distinguished Visiting Fellow at Perry World House, to get some background, his take on the ordeal, and what should happen next.
Game-changing gift announced at inaugural Penn Africa Research Symposium
The $5 million gift creates the Holman Africa Initiative, expanding financial aid and enhancing opportunities for faculty and students to engage in research and teaching in and on Africa.
Nationalism, American evangelicals, and conservatism
Historians Anthea Butler and Heather J. Sharkey and political scientist Michele Margolis share their thoughts on the history of American evangelicals in politics, Trump’s appeal, and what it means for the future of the GOP.
The ‘hijab penalty’: Feminist backlash to Muslim immigrants in Germany
Research from political scientists Nicholas Sambanis, Danny Choi, and Mathias Poertner finds discrimination against Muslim women is eliminated when they show progressive gender attitudes.
Hope and help for wrongfully incarcerated Pennsylvanians
With Project HOPE, President’s Engagement Prize winners Carson Eckhard, Natalia Rommen, and Sarah Simon will address the lack of support to wrongfully incarcerated people in Philadelphia and across the state.
Five things to know about Georgia’s new voting law
Political scientist Marc Meredith of the School of Arts & Sciences shares his takeaways from the controversial new bill.